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New name for McLaren

McLaren Health Care Village at Clarkston has a new name, McLaren–Clarkston. "The name is different but patients will get the same great care they've come to expect," said Kevin Tompkins, vice president of marketing for McLaren Health Care....more >>

CSB donates to Rotary

Clarkston State Bank employees donated $500 from their casual-Friday fund to Clarkston Rotary Club, Jan. 16. "We read in the Clarkston News about the Rotary Club's downtown holiday light upgrade project, so we decided to help them out," said Dawn Horner, executive vice president, retail banking....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime minister president, is executed by firing squad for collaboration with the Nazis.
1952: Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower announces that if elected, he will go to Korea. In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.